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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-17-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By skinni
Translation: "We couldn't find any evidence......

Translation: "We couldn't find any evidence... but it must be out there."
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,414
Posted By skinni
You know, I said the same thing for twenty years....

You know, I said the same thing for twenty years. Just this last week it occurred to me: I don't have to be that person anymore.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-04-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By skinni
They don't subsidize corn in France, so there's...

They don't subsidize corn in France, so there's not HFCS in everything. Ketchup is made of tomatoes and vinegar and spices. They do smother everything in butter - more proof it's good for you. :)
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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-01-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By skinni
Maybe "sustain" would be a better verb for what I...

Maybe "sustain" would be a better verb for what I meant. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-01-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,721
Posted By skinni
Have you looked into BPA exposure? But I...

Have you looked into BPA exposure?

But I agree with the thyroid tests.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-01-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,327
Posted By skinni
I wonder if the withdrawal could be partially due...

I wonder if the withdrawal could be partially due to caffeine. Do you drink coffee in the mornings? If so, it's the diet soda...

Congrats on your drop! Alcohol totally stalls me.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-01-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By skinni
Eat low carb AND have your smoothie. Blueberries...

Eat low carb AND have your smoothie. Blueberries aren't that bad. They're a maintenance food. And it sounds like what you want is to maintain.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-29-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,375
Posted By skinni
If you have a food sensitivity, you'll actually...

If you have a food sensitivity, you'll actually crave that food...

Cheese is one of those for me. If I can go without it for two weeks it's like giving up smoking. Woo hoo! I'm free! I can't...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-28-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,115
Posted By skinni
I'm allergic to legumes in general (sad because I...

I'm allergic to legumes in general (sad because I like beans), and I make Dottie's low carb chili without beans. It is one of the best chilis I've had, regardless. You really have to make it a day...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-28-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By skinni
Would you say more on this, ravenrose?

Would you say more on this, ravenrose?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By skinni
Good luck! Reading the book is the right way to...

Good luck! Reading the book is the right way to start!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By skinni
72 is stricter. No coffee, a smaller volume of...

72 is stricter. No coffee, a smaller volume of veggies (DANDR wants you to try to get as close to 20g a day as possible in the beginning.)

Did net carbs start in DANDR? I forget. That alone would...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By skinni
Low carb usually has a helpful effect on...

Low carb usually has a helpful effect on allergies and inflammation. Unless you've suddenly started eating something you're sensitive to, of course.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By skinni
(And there's a chapter in NANY on vegetarian...

(And there's a chapter in NANY on vegetarian Atkins... which just sounds unfun if not impossible, to me. But if that's what you're after, I'm sure it's better for you than donuts.)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By skinni
92 is waaaaaaay better than the new ones. IMO....

92 is waaaaaaay better than the new ones. IMO. The only major update worth noting is that they decided unsweetened almond milk is okay for induction. I personally still wouldn't add it in until the...
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,994
Posted By skinni
Correct me if I'm wrong, because I really don't...

Correct me if I'm wrong, because I really don't know... but doesn't late stage Type II turn into Type I? (It wouldn't surprise me if this happened after being told to eat whole grains all day.)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-18-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By skinni
It makes me feel kind of good to realize that any...

It makes me feel kind of good to realize that any newbies who stumble in here will read 4 out of 5 threads telling them that this isn't what the REAL Dr. Atkins would say. Yay.

(It makes me think...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-18-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By skinni
Yup, that's what happens when you're not on the...

Yup, that's what happens when you're not on the blood sugar roller-coaster. Welcome to ketosis!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-18-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By skinni
1. Loose skin tightens eventually from weight...

1. Loose skin tightens eventually from weight loss. It might take a year, though. There's a theory that this is what's happening during stalls.

2. Exercise - look up "turkey wattle" and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-17-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,822
Posted By skinni
Wow! Are there any other preservatives in cured...

Wow! Are there any other preservatives in cured meat?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-17-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By skinni
I wonder, just hypothetically - could you brown...

I wonder, just hypothetically - could you brown some meat and deglaze and store the drippings to add to your other dishes? Hmmm...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-17-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,822
Posted By skinni
Paleo/primal just sounds like Atkins to me......

Paleo/primal just sounds like Atkins to me... but, no one ever asks me my opinion, so no harm done. :)

I suppose if people do ask me what I eat, I can tell them it's a low sugar diet invented by a...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-16-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By skinni
Bah, I never brown anything. All beef will boil...

Bah, I never brown anything. All beef will boil cooked just fine.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-16-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,584
Posted By skinni
I actually ran across a shredded cheese once that...

I actually ran across a shredded cheese once that seemed to be made of potato starch.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-16-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,292
Posted By skinni
I try to avoid these, but it's darn near...

I try to avoid these, but it's darn near impossible. If I wanted maple syrup on my breakfast sausage, I'd put maple syrup on my breakfast sausage.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-16-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By skinni
Grilled chicken and steamed veggies are low fat....

Grilled chicken and steamed veggies are low fat. You'll eat ice cream every night if you try to do low fat. Eatttttt buttttttter.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-15-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,841
Posted By skinni
Tijuana Flats

One just opened near my house. Is there anything there I can have on Induction?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-15-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By skinni
Hello Tiffany! You're 120? I'd kill to be...

Hello Tiffany!

You're 120? I'd kill to be 120! Don't beat yourself up, love!

What plan are you doing? Make sure you read the book on it, not just "cut back on carbs" like so many people do who...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-15-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,725
Posted By skinni
What do you mean? Compared to the 300g/day SAD,...

What do you mean? Compared to the 300g/day SAD, that's practically starving yourself! :facepalm:



This is a great idea! Spread kindness. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-15-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,909
Posted By skinni
Make your own from pork belly! It's cheaper and...

Make your own from pork belly! It's cheaper and tastier. You will never go back!
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 09-13-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,810
Posted By skinni
Oy! Is it made with grain, or what? That freaks...

Oy! Is it made with grain, or what? That freaks me out, "sugar free" and all. I'd be miserable trying to give up smoking while having one cigarette every morning. Take away the trigger and it will...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-13-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,198
Posted By skinni
Honestly, when I started I thought that fat would...

Honestly, when I started I thought that fat would hurt me, despite all of the LC reassurances I'd read - that was just silly quack pseudoscience. It was just that I was desperate. Being thin was...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-13-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By skinni
Yes. I don't remember any of the science behind...

Yes. I don't remember any of the science behind it, but you have to eat above a certain number of carbs for at least three days prior to a glucose test for the body to give a reliable reading. I took...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-12-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By skinni
If you're male, you can get away with it no...

If you're male, you can get away with it no problem. Seems to be the case, anyway.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-12-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By skinni
Thank you, Fran! I immediately ran to put this on...

Thank you, Fran! I immediately ran to put this on my list. The farmhouse scramble is sooo good.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-12-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,416
Posted By skinni
God yes. I can eat clean on DANDR, then read the...

God yes. I can eat clean on DANDR, then read the 72 book and still feel guilty and want to cut back. :lol:



That's right. There were some new scientific discoveries he factored in for DANDR,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-09-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,271
Posted By skinni
I don't see anything worse than carrots in there,...

I don't see anything worse than carrots in there, for carb density.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-09-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,251
Posted By skinni
Sweet potatoes and squash are rung 8 in Atkins...

Sweet potatoes and squash are rung 8 in Atkins OWL.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-09-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,151
Posted By skinni
Turkey sausage? I'd be totally suspicious of...

Turkey sausage? I'd be totally suspicious of that. It sounds... low fat.

Incidentally, I've found it helps to just order burgers with no ketchup. If you tell them "no bun," they think that also...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-09-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,271
Posted By skinni
That looks good - but that's a lot of carrots!...

That looks good - but that's a lot of carrots! Get plain greens for the base of salads.
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